Variant Management

Manage Product Platform Variability and Reuse Across all Product Representations

Variant Management is Getting Harder

Today's product complexities driven by pervasive connectivity, increasing software content, and a high degree of customization force OEMs to consider the basic tenets of variability management much earlier in the product lifecycle. These are cases where variability within a product platform is explored and established way before 3D CAD structures are designed or BOM structures with part numbers must be considered. Aras platform provides services and applications to manage product platform variability and maximize reuse of common elements in any design representation, across all design stages, and as part of the PLM platform managed digital thread.

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Aras Variant Management application helps manage your product platforms and variants on a single, connected Aras PLM platform.

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Configuration Management

Manage evolving product configurations developed my multiple groups inside the organization and within the supply chain.

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Change Management

Change is the only constant in manufacturing. See how Aras helps you manage it.

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Systems Thinking

Manage complexity by applying Systems Thinking to your Digital Transformation. Benefit by mitigating emergent properties and optimizing system-of-systems environments.

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Systems Architecture

Create tool-agnostic system architecture models from structures authored in external system tools and make them part of Digital Thread that links to requirements, simulation and detailed design data.

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Connect Everything

Capture your complete, evolving product definition and allow teams across the enterprise to follow a product’s digital history and all of its related digital assets.


Visual Collaboration

Capturing the conversation demystifies how decisions are made. Visual Collaboration enables users to mark up and comment on items inside the system. 

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Product Engineering

Supports parts, multi-level bill of materials, CMII standard configuration management and change management, approved vendor and manufacturer lists, and documents.

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Bill of Materials

Control your Bill of Materials across the lifecycle.

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Create digital industrial applications with our open, low-code technology. Develop any solution for engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance of complex products.

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See how the Aras Platform utilizes its low-code environment with the Innovator Modeling Engine and Service Architecture to build and manage Business Applications.

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